Heavy Petal is Canadian Gardening magazine’s “hot link” of their Winter 2007 issue. This makes me feel all proud and glowy. Welcome CG readers, and thanks, CG for the mention!
Archives for November 2007
The most brilliant ideas are always the simplest, no? Take the PlantLock, for instance.It’s a bike rack and planter in one. No more unsightly bike racks, plus added space for urban greenery. Imagine if these were used in cities nationwide… Via NotCot.
These hanging chairs by Nick Rawcliffe of Raw Studio, reminiscent of those 70s hanging wicker chairs (updated, of course, for the modern esthetic) are sleek and functional – they stack flat for easy storage. But are they comfortable? Via MocoLoco.
I’m pregnant. There, I said it. I’ve been looking for a way to tell you, but it doesn’t normally come up in topics relating to gardening. You might have noticed a lack of regular posting – and for that I apologize. Somehow having a little alien growing in your belly distracts you from things you’re […]
Saw these botanical-print serving trays by Simrin, and knew Heavy Petal readers would adore them. You do, don’t you? No? What if I told you they are made by laminating hand-printed fabric between ridged vinyl sheets, so that each tray has a linen-like texture? And that they’re made in New York by a family-run company that’s been […]
What I’m loving this week: “Leaf walks”: long walks in search of the best, driest, most-kickable leaves. Something comes over me when I spy a nice thick stretch of colourful leaves. I am compelled to run through them, doing a series of low, straight-legged kicks that send the leaves flying and which cannot fail to make me […]